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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-Whites

How many of these falls caused an injury?*
By an injury, we mean the fall caused you to limit your regular activities for at least a day or to go see a doctor.

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more falls caused an injury No injuries
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,347 534 39.5 36.4-42.7 813 60.5 57.3-63.6
-Whites 1,060 421 39.3 35.9-42.8 639 60.7 57.2-64.1
GENDER
Male 388 122 29.2 24.4-34.5 266 70.8 65.5-75.6
Female 672 299 46.1 41.7-50.6 373 53.9 49.4-58.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,048 415 39.0 35.6-42.5 633 61.0 57.5-64.4
AGE
45-54 196 87 40.6 33.1-48.5 109 59.4 51.5-66.9
55-64 318 135 42.1 36.3-48.2 183 57.9 51.8-63.7
65-74 291 100 35.4 29.2-42.2 191 64.6 57.8-70.8
75+ 255 99 37.1 30.7-43.9 156 62.9 56.1-69.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 64 51.6 41.5-61.5 65 48.4 38.5-58.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 292 109 34.4 28.6-40.7 183 65.6 59.3-71.4
Some Post-H.S. 283 116 38.6 32.4-45.3 167 61.4 54.7-67.6
College Graduate 356 132 37.2 31.7-43.0 224 62.8 57.0-68.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 117 70 61.8 51.1-71.4 47 38.2 28.6-48.9
$15,000- 24,999 187 82 41.2 33.2-49.7 105 58.8 50.3-66.8
$25,000- 34,999 108 36 35.0 25.6-45.7 72 65.0 54.3-74.4
$35,000- 49,999 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 199 61 29.9 23.1-37.7 138 70.1 62.3-76.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 574 280 48.8 44.0-53.6 294 51.2 46.4-56.0
No 481 137 28.1 23.7-32.9 344 71.9 67.1-76.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 166 50 27.6 20.6-35.8 116 72.4 64.2-79.4
Non-Veteran 894 371 41.4 37.6-45.3 523 58.6 54.7-62.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 648 245 36.9 32.7-41.3 403 63.1 58.7-67.3
No 412 176 43.0 37.5-48.8 236 57.0 51.2-62.5

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*This question was asked of those who reported having one or more falls in the past 12 months.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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